Books and Authors links for kids
- BookHive - A guide to children's literature and books, containing a classified list of recommendations.
- Children's Literature: Meet Authors and Illustrators - This site provides links to personal websites of authors and illustrators, as well as awards and prizes, book lists, themed reviews, and more.
- Contemporary Authors - Log in with your library card number and pin
Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.
- Contemporary Literary Criticism - Select - Log in with your library card number and pin
Contemporary Literary Criticism--Select is an extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors.
- Guys Read - This excellent site states: "Our mission is to motivate boys to read by connecting them with materials they will want to read, in ways they like to read."
- KidsReads - Kidsreads is a place on the web for kids to find info about their favorite books, series and authors. Features include reviews of the newest titles, interviews with authors and special features on books, trivia games, word scrambles and contests.
- NoveList - Log in with your library card number and pin
Electronic readers' advisory resource which assists fiction readers of all ages in finding new authors and titles.
- NoveList K-8 - Log in with your library card number and pin
NoveList K-8 contains materials for youth, including picture books, children's "chapter" books, juvenile and young adult titles.
- Reading Rockets - This site is dedicated to teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle. Includes many booklists of suggested titles, videos of authors, and helpful information for parents, teachers, and librarians.
- YALSA book lists - The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a division of the American Library Association (ALA) which gives a number of awards and produces several award and reading lists each year.